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MSNBC
Jan 16, 2010 11:00am EST
have a friend in the united states of america. mr. president, thank you for giving me the chance to serve. >> thank you. i appreciate it. >> thanks. >> first, i want to thank president obama for asking president bush and me to do this and for what i believe has been a truly extraordinary response on the part of the american government. because i've been working down there for nearly a year as the u.n. special envoy, i've been in constant touch with our people through the u.n. on the ground, and you know we lost a lot of our people there, the largest loss of life in the history of the united nations on a single day. the united states has been there from the beginning, and the military has been great, the response by the state department and aid has been great. i just can't say enough about it, and the people in haiti know it, and i'm grateful. secondly, i'd like to thank president bush for agreeing to do this and for the concern he showed for haiti. you know, before this happened, my foundation worked with the pepfar people on the aids problems in haiti and i saw how great they were
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 11:00am EST
united states. the u.s. government has already announced that the mexican cartels have people in 240 cities in the united states. in other words all american cities by the drug trade is controlled by mexican drug cartels and then there are associates, this all the trucks to american gangs were other dealers might be white, black or mexican that the drug cartels have people to deliver the drugs in every part of the united states including hawaii, alaska, idaho where i'm from and puerto rico. doesn't matter. as i was amazed how pervasive the drug cartels work and el paso especially to realize my neighbors and people i knew really well of a sudden told me they were involved in the drug trade, just the extent of it is tremendous. as far as law enforcement side of what i was surprised by bus i would go to parties and meet people at the border patrol agents or the dea or something like that how often they would tell me basically they didn't agree with [alarm sounding] on drugs policy. they said look, we are losing this war. it's not a war any way because it isn't is all but battleground wi
FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 7:00pm EST
officially handed over control o of the airport in port-au-prince to the united states. that airport is essentially the center of all relief efforts. an american specialist team is running air traffic control there now. that is brand new from this report last night. crews closed and reopened the only runway several times since tuesday as humanitarian flights struggled to land and take off. the haiti prime minister signed a memorandum granting the united states temporary control with hopes of speeding up the relief efforts. mike emanuel monitoring things from the state department. the haitian government says it has the law enforcement to control the city and it wants u.s. troops including the 82nd airborne and others to be working behind police. what is the state department reaction to that? >> the u.s. government has gone out of its way to say that haiti is a sovereign country and the u.s. is there to help. they don't want any complaints that the u.s. is trying to take over haiti. the 82nd is there for a humanitarian disaster relief mission. the troops travel with other capabilities as
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 12:00pm EST
, the captain was saying, on that plane and they don't know exactly where in the united states with you they're going to the states and that's the point. could you go over here a little bit, please? here we have more search and rescue teams and a boatload of cargo planes from other countries who are still doing yeoman's work. they're unleading. you see right there, are you able to see the search dogs? the canines in the crates will be moving out as well. and you see the port-a-johns, that's an important point because as the search and rescue teams go out, they'll be out and some of them are in an alpha bravo day and night sort of schedule and when they have to go, they got to go so they can keep working, this is important work takes place here, the search, the rescues continue, but you have to remember that 48, 72 hour window of time is eclipsing and the search and rescue teams, although the hours have gone by, they still go out and i'm told they're working as feverishly as they possibly can. they've had great stories and tragedies, but they're pushing on, back to you. >> brian: orl
PBS
Jan 16, 2010 1:30am EST
that last one, the eyes of the world turn to the united states where president obama spoke again today. >> the entire world stands with the government and the people of haiti, for in haiti's devastation we all see the common humanity that we share. gwen: so what is the scope of the u.s. public and private response so far? helene? >> well, this has been -- the scale of this disaster has been so huge and right on america's doorstep that for the obama administration, their response had to be huge. i mean, when you're talking about 50,000, 100,000 people killed, no matter where this had happened in the world, the united states would have responded. but when you're talking about somewhere that's right on our doorstep, the response had to be huge. i think for president obama, this is the first full-scale catastrophe, humanitarian type disaster of his presidency. he was determined from the start that he was going to be, you know, right up on top of it, within 30 minutes of him being informed on tuesday about the earthquake, he already had convened his national security aides, he was sending o
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 6:30pm EST
the order for the process of tps status for haitians already in the united states. this is an intermediate immigration status that allows those who are here to remain and to work. as they work, many send remittances back home. this in and of itself is a form of support to haiti and a form of economic assistance to haiti. to qualify, you must have been in the united states before january 12, the day of the earthquake. if you qualify, you should go to uscis.gov, and there is information there to provide you on how you get the tps status. it will be good for 18 months from the date of issuance, so that will be in july of 2011. for haitians in the country who were here before the earthquake, we are now opening up the process of tps for you. lastly, if any haitians are watching, there may be an impulse to leave the island to come here. you will not qualify for tps status. if you do, you will be repatriated back if you attempt. this is a very dangerous crossing. lives are lost every time people try to make this crossing. please do not have us subvert are necessary rescue and relief
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 10:00am EST
division at the united states department of justice when 9/11 happened. and among the things people are talking about, prosecuting the war on terror or how to keep the homeland safe, one of my colleagues from the criminal division was having conversation to me, and he said you're never going to believe what they're talking about upstairs in a brainstorming session. i said okay, i brace myself and said let me know. he said somebody throughout the idea of the naturalizing naturalized arab-american citizens. i said, that is crazy. once upon a time, when i was a teenager that was a fantasy to send my parents back to syria and i would've been the first to turn the men. but that didn't really seem particular kosher. of course it wasn't without historical precedent that in world war ii we had turned our japanese-american population. and it didn't happen because it's illegal and the united states has a role of interment. but it kept sword coming back to this idea, and why are they talking about arab-americans in this way. dearborn is an exception but in the national american imagination and con
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 4:00am EST
the united states after the earthquake will be sent home no matter how desperate the situation back there might be. >> thank you. to help victim of the earthquake visit foxnews.com/helplai/helphaiti, you can access links to donate to the recovery efforts. the pentagon says the warning signs leading up to the fort hood massacre were missed and ignored. up next, huge political stakes in the next week massachusetts senate massachusetts senate elect ♪ singer:hen you're a rock star you get to party hard ♪ ♪ champagne and caviar ♪ tricked-out exotic cars ♪ it's just how i thought it'd be ♪ ♪ 'cept the party's not for me ♪ ♪ 'cause some punk opened a credit card with my id ♪ ♪ free what? (free credit!) report dot com ♪ ♪ that's the site i'm gonna hit when i go home ♪ ♪ they know how credit works ♪ they send email alerts ♪ now i'm finding out how bad reality hurts ♪ legal vo: offer applies with enrollment in triple advantage two to five times more polluted than the air outside. smoke, germs, viruses, allergens, pet dander, even smelly and potentially harm
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2010 9:00am EST
times. george w. bush will join him in this effort. a lot of activity in the united states as this effort to mobilize moves forward. in florida, the vice president will travel with the secretary of state of homeland security, janet napolitano. visiting the haitian-american community there, and also an air base serving as a staging area for a lot of the relief effort, and in haiti, secretary of state hillary clinton herself now on her way to haiti. she intends to meet with the president there. rene preval. ed pret finally spoke with him yesterday by telephone after two unsuccessful attempts in the aftermath of the earthquake. an illustration how difficult communications have been and getting through to haiti itself, alex. >> nbc, thanks, mike. >>> and george w. bush and bill clinton will let you know how you can help. check local nbc listings. >>> as we've reported, there are between 2 million and 3 million people right now in need of food, water, shelter and health care. nbc news chief science correspondent robert bazell joins us live from port-au-prince. with another good day to y
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 1:00pm EST
states and the government of the united states. we're moving as quickly as is possible. we're moving aggressively with all the assets available to this great government. we're saving lives and we're begin a full-scale recovery, but, put this in focus. put this in focus. there is one, one airport. the entire world is trying to get help to haiti. we're only able to land because of one apron, one apron in the airport. one taxiway. 48 aircraft on the ground a day, from all over the world. that includes the u.n. trying to resupply their people, and they were devastated. that includes that the ability to refurbish and try to get back up on its feet, the mission, 7,000 folks on the ground for some time. we were able to, and correct me, general, if i'm wrong, i believe we were able to get yesterday 17 airframes in. we have the capacity to send 700 airframes. so what i want the american people to understand is, we are here in a position of trying to help another country, and we are going by as we should their priorities. they're telling us what they want in first. so there's going to be a lot
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 11:00am EST
rebuild and as they do, they know they'll have a friend in the united states of america, mr. president, thank you for giving me the chance to serve. >> thank you. >> first, i want to thank president obama for asking president bush and me to do this and for what i believe has been a truly extraordinary response on the part of the american government. because i've been working for nearly a year as the u.n. special envoy, i've been in constant touch with our people through the u.n. on the ground and the u.n. lost a lot our people there, the largest loss of life in a single day. the united states has been there from the beginning. the military has been great, the response by the state department has been great. i just can't say enough about it. and people in haiti know it. i'm grateful. secondly, i'd like to thank president bush for agreeing to do this. and for the concern he showed for haiti. before this happened, my foundation worked with the people on the aids problem in haiti and i saw how good they were and what they did and how many lives they saved. finally, let me say that i don't
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 6:00pm EST
light for haitians to try to get to the united states now. keep in mind, their country is devastated. so it's a prospect that has a whole lot of possibility to try to improve their lives. but the secretary of homeland security saying do not try to get into the united states because tps will not apply to you if you arrive in the united states post-earthquake, you will be detained and you will be sent back to haiti. for the estimated 1 to 200,000 haitian nationals who had no legal documentation basically living here illegally for the past number of years, those people will be allowed now to stay. they can get driver's licenses, they can get work visas and they can enjoy some assistance from the federal government. but instead of having to rely on their family and friends for support and money, hoping they can turn something in and maybe tps will be granted and waiting for the eventuality of being deported has come to a halt, at least for the next 18 months when it will come up for renewal or dismissal. >> we had a state representative from florida on the air here within the last hour w
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 10:00am EST
quartet being the united states, russia, the u.n., and the european union, was to try and see if we could help in any way to unlock this difficult situation. it was really no thanks to my efforts or indeed the quartets that they decided the first step in what he wanted to do was to withdraw from gaza. and that was a momentous decision. and at the time perceived to be full of hope. it was a time when, as you recall, the million plus people in gaza were negotiated with in terms of the withdrawal and the 7,000 or so israelis that were there largely involved in hot house production were given the opportunity or rather were encouraged to leave, including leaving the hot houses. but the bottom line of it was that essentially there was to be this withdrawal and the israelis were to leave and one way or another we raised a bit of money to pay the owners of the hot houses to leave them there and there was for a time production by the palestinians in those houses. the hope was that that wulled -- would be an industry that would allow for an income in the area and for some material benefits to
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 6:00pm EST
to americans, send cash and do it right now. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." but first, breaking news. a dramatic story unfolding in haiti right now. a little girl has been found alive after four days under a collapsed day-care center. but she's trapped. she's trapped underneath tons of rubble. our anderson cooper is on the scene for us. anderson, set the scene for us. tell us what we know. >> reporter: well, what we know is somebody is trapped alive underneath this rubble, wolf. we don't know exactly who it is. there is a number of families here who believe that their loved one might be trapped. there is a little girl named laika who is 10 years old. her mother is the one who originally stopped these fire personnel from l.a. county fire department, l.a. county search and rescue. they were driving down the street, they're in control of this sector. they're responsible for searching rubble and debris in this secretarier y er sector i. they were stopped by a woman who was depond espondent saying
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 8:00am EST
dictators but for the united states and. it was a clear attempt to try to discredit this organization. i have followed washington politics long enough to know that when top officials attack you instead of ignoring you it is because they are scared of you. the white house's attack on the group's credibility for me at that time was a clear affirmation of amnesty international integrity and power. we are talking about look bush administration but it is important to note that president obama signed the national defense authorization act that endorses another attempt by the u.s. government to conduct military commission trial. amnesty international and irene khan are once again pushing and changing the way we see human rights. in a new campaign called demand dignity amnesty international is seeking to leave poverty caused to human-rights. irene khan argues that party remains a global epidemic because it continues to be defined as an economic problem that should be addressed in foreign aid and investment. in her new book "the unheard truth: poverty and human rights," she says a
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2010 9:00pm EST
. a.i.d. officials in with her, taking evacuees back to the united states with her when she leaves. according to the state department, more than 1,000 americans have been evacuated from haiti back to the united states. in addition, 200 haitian earthquake survivors have been brought for treatment to dover air force base in delaware. and in a really significant move today, the obama administration announced that an estimated 200,000 haitians who are currently living in the united states illegally, they have been granted temporary protected status. that allows them to stay here for the next 18 months. >>> the big story on the ground in haiti appears to be the growing frustration of the lack of aid. a senior defense official telling nbc news tonight that the ineffectiveness of the police presence in haiti now is becoming a real concern. according to this unnamed official, again, speaking with nbc news, u.s. soldiers with the 82nd airborne division will be tasked with security when the situation there deteriorates. again, according to this official in his words, it's not if the situatio
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 4:00pm EST
in the united states. in a statement f.b.i. said the artist wasn't able to find suitable features, features in the updated image came from a photograph they found on the internet. in another case we're watching, the army psychiatrist accused in the shooting rampage should have been red flagged a long time ago. inquiry finds fault with eight supervisors that should have known about the shortcomings and erratic behavior of nidal hasan. they want an effective means to identify. investigators say several mid-level officers failed to look into his work habits and views on religion. officials characterized the shootings as an act of terrorism the first time they used that term. >> julie: thank you very much. all it takes is a text message to help out in haiti. more than half a million people have so far sent ten dollars to the red cross relief efforts. if you would like to support the effort, text the word haiti to this number, 90999. your ten dollars will automatically go to the red cross for disaster relief. >> health care and the deal that millions are getting, is this the equivalent
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 2:00am EST
? >> when the supreme court of the united states looked at the conscientious objectors to the draft in a case called welsh versus the united states, it said you don't have to belong to a particular religion, you don't even have to believe in god, you just have to hold that view of conscientious objection with the same degree of sincerity and fervor that you would as if it were a religious view. this breeds tremendous amount of litigation as to what believes what and what is the source of their beliefs. we'd be far better if the government didn't tamper with our liberties and didn't make us look for the exemptions. >> judge, i'm getting taxed, income tax, everything that moves taxed and i have to have health insurance and car insurance and i'm told how much sugar and salt i can have. where does it end? >> i don't know where it ends. i hope for the type of things that the glenn beck talks about five days a week and you and i are privileged to talk about from time to time as well that people will rise up and realize the government has been out of control. it's been out of control for a long
FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 8:00pm EST
are the best at it. >> bill: what could he have done better? i think the united states mobilized quickly. the military is over there now. gee, geraldo is over there and once geraldo get there's you know things will be looking up. >> gretchen: he could have. >> he could have been more -- >> bill: i'm a tough guy as far as all people and pound for the candy he are concerned. i concede readily that president bush responded poorly to katrina. i think he should have been quicker on the draw on katrina obama in this case, i think he has done exactly what he should do, martha. >> but he could have reached out more and acknowledged what the people were already doing. we didn't need a history lesson from haiti as far as what slavery was there and how oppressed they were. we know that. we need to get in there and get the work done. >> bill: give you the last word. >> could have, would have, should have. this is what the left does when they bash president bush. we have to stop this and stop trying to score political point. there are people by the thousands who are dead and dying and need ou
NBC
Jan 16, 2010 6:30pm EST
preval. >> i want to assure the people of haiti that the united states is a friend, a partner and a supporter. and we will work with your government under the direction of president preval to assist in every way we can. >> reporter: in the maze of fferent governments and aid agencies here, clinton says there are some things the united states does best she says they are literally taking a google map to identify 14 distribution points for water and food, and flying in water filtration equipment from all over the world. in an interview with nbc news, she challenged reports that vital aid is sitting at the airport, not getting out. there is a perception and there have been kmrints, reports, of bottlenecks, a lot of aim coming in but not getting out to the people who need it. >> that's just not true. there's aid coming in and getting out. there's just not enough of it yet because we don't have yet the kind of distribution networks or the port open. so everything you see is coming in by air and the airport has one runway. >> reporter: clinton said her first question this week was why not
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 9:00am EST
what foreign powers in the united states and afghanistan to improve the leaders of indigenous allies. the indigenous allies had severe leadership problems. this has often been ignored by senior officials in the united states. in vietnam after we entered the ground war in 1965 general westmoreland ignored the forces for several years and let them try to sort it out which is sort of nice in deference toward sovereignty. the reality was it allowed problems to fester. in iraq in the early years, they did not pay attention to the iraqis were choosing as police commanders with unfortunate results. smarter great power allies came up with the variety of genius ways to deal with this problem. some of them in afghanistan, i would emphasize the personal senior decisionmakers should have the greatest knowledge to look at the different officers in the past to look at what might work here. the highest risk and highest reward was the covert action to replace the chief of state. this worked sometimes. in vietnam it was a catastrophic failure. in 1963 we orchestrated the overview of south vietnam's p
CBS
Jan 15, 2010 7:00pm EST
. he did not make it. she's in stable condition in the united states. molly is here. >> if it's too much longer then we don't have any choice any more, we can't send her. we have to find a way of doing a cremation. >> reporter: her body was found at 4:00 this morning and brought down from the hills. and her parents would like to bring her body home, but with the infrastructure challenges, katie, it may take quite a while. >> couric: everything is such a challenge here. what about the rescue and recovery workers. it must be so difficult for them. >> reporter: it really is. if you look behind us you see how difficult it. is we were standing right here the day after the earthquake watching these rescue missions. this is what it looked like the day after. this man was calling to rescue workers after and several nourse the beating sun they were able to pull him out and he was alive. >> couric: kelly, thank you so much. and i'll have much more from haiti a little later in the broadcast but for now let's go to harry resmith in new york. >> smith: katie, thanks. coming up next on the cbs ne
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 2:00pm EST
undertaking with the fall, a total, unrelenting support of the president of the united states and the united states government. we are moving this as quickly as is possible. we are moving aggressively, with all assets available to this gunman. we are saving lives and beginning a recovery. but to put this in focus, there is one airport. the entire world is trying to get help. we are only able to land because of one apron in the airport, one taxiway, 28 aircraft a day from all over the world. that includes the united nations trying to resupply their people. that includes the ability to refurbish and try to get back on its feet 7000 folks on the ground. we're able to get yesterday 17 airframes. we have capacity for 700. so i want the american people to understand that we are here in the position of trying to help another country, going by, as we should, their priority. they are telling us what they want is first. so the first question is why didn't you send in 81st airborne? because we're being told that now what we need, and we know what they need. search and rescue teams. if secret
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 2:00pm EST
the image of the united states. it's right to do so-and-so we do it. >> we're the most generous, our private companies and corporations go out of their way to help the poor and devastated. >> and i'm glad they're doing so once again, you know, david, normally i am not for corporate charitable giving because after all, shareholders own a company and shareholders are rarely consulted on corporate giving, but this is a humanitarian disaster and calls for an exception, the one thing i would like to see is that the credit is widespread. we the people are the shareholder of this company. i think what this demonstrates is not just corporations, but the american big heart. and i, you know, maybe this sounds a little bit too mathematical, but i would love to see people get tax deductions if their shareholders in these companies that give. they should get a prorated way to deduct their charitable giving from taxes. >> jon: quentin, what do you think? >> i think at times like this, it is important to remember, well, matthew 6-2 from the sermon on the mound. when giving do not send a trumpet bef
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 9:30am EST
, you're dealing with the big dog, united states navy. they have resupply ships that can come in. they can stay there for a long time. >> indefinitely. >> suspect you'll see it there a long time with doctors being changed out as i said, these doctors we have there are critical to the base care back in the united states. i would suspect many military families, as we did during katrina, will be referred to local civilian hospitals because of the impact of all these doctors. >> well, there are a lot of doctors on board, a lot of equipment. this alone cannot meet all the medical needs. >> absolutely. visualize this as a level-one trauma center. helicopters pick people up for immediate care to go there to get sustaining care. they might stay on that ship a few days until they can move them on and move them to sustained medical care. it's like a moving emergency room that can take care of a large amount of patients, stabilize them, and move them to a place where they can recover. >> a reminder to our viewers, you are watching a live picture of the "usns comfort" leaving from baltimore, maryl
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 7:00am EST
fights will probably rest on one vote in the united states senate. opponents have poured money in your state. by defeeting ted kennedy with a republican opponent they will tie up the senate on health care reform and financial reform and other issues important to working family in massachusetts and the nation. >> there president obama producing an on line adto bost martha cokely's campaign. or the people's seat. we have learned that the president will cam tain per cokely in massachusetts tomorrow ahead of tuesday's election . if cokely doesn't win the race is the administration's entire agenda here in jeopardy. here is the joanna rice and conservative radio talk show host michael graham. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> this is a fascinating race. just a few weeks ago martha cokely was cruising and what happened? >> she campaigned . blown it up and on vacation . started compain. absolute disaster. one thing to run a tv adthat misspells massachusetts and then bashed scott brown with the world trade center and had to pull that . then a horrific, i think yesterday with an e
CNN
Jan 15, 2010 7:00pm EST
with it? this morning here in washington, we visited the epicenter of the united states' massive relief operation, experts who specialize in dealing with disaster and who have to answer that question. this is the home of the response management team of usaid that is set up every single time that there is a disaster. and they work 24 hours a day on shifts, and the people here, for example, there are your food experts. they're getting the food into the country as soon as possible. we have health experts. we have information experts. we have all the different sectoral experts that we need in order to resolve problems and get the commodities in as well as the search and rescue teams in. >> what is he doing? >> he's trying to find out where the search and rescue teams are now. how do we get the search and rescue teams to the most vital areas within port-au-prince. he's a pivotal person right now because as we know, the first 72 hours are absolutely pivotal to get those teams in. we're at about hour 60 right now. the clock is running. what you see here is a battle running, how do we sa
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 5:00pm EST
welcome our views are around the world to cnn this evening here in the united states. 5:00 p.m. eastern on the east coast. we want to get right to our breaking news now. our anderson cooper is on the ground where they are trying to rescue a little girl, anderson right in the middle of it. what do you know? >> don, this has been going on for some four hours now and 15 or 20 minutes ago they got the best possible news, which are for the first time in the four hours that rescue personnel from l.a. county fire search and rescue teams have been working on this site, they got a distinctive three taps. they -- for the last four hours, they have sent in three different dogs that could recognize the scent of a living human being. one dog got what they described as showing interest but there were no positive hits. they would send in very delicate audio equipment, microphones and listening devices to hear and ask what they would yell into the rubble whether or not, if somebody could happen three times. and they would hear noises, they would hear what they thought was moaning one tile. the
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 3:00pm EST
that from here in the united states. >> wow, it's heart wrenching. especially looking at the pictures. seeing it on tv and experiencing it are two different things. i can only imagine what they are going through. seeing those pictures of all the kids dying, all the corps on the floor and not being able to identify anybody, being buried. it's unexplainable. you want to go, you want to jump in the next plane and go and help, but there is no way. >> let me tell everyone if you are just joining us, we are joined by talma joseph who was told her cousin was dead in haiti, then saw the photo last night on "larry king live." that is a photo taken by the associated press. they happened to get a picture of your cousin. now you are in a bittersweet situation of feeling some relief that she is alive, yet dealing with the fact she is severely injured plus all the feelings you have about the destruction in haiti there. >> that is a very tough situation, josh. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> meantime, we want to take you straight to port-au-prince because u.s. secretary of state hillary cl
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 2:30pm EST
in the relatively capitalist united states, it's in the self-interest of property owners of course to make their buildings as safe as possible. whether it's commercial, 'cause they have tenants, or residential 'cause they live there, but i have to say, i agree with jonas, i mean, this is the poorest country in the measured americas, people that live on $2 a day. do you think if we show up with some buildings codes and guys from merrill and owings, things are going to turn around there? wayne is also right they need a change in government there. a stable functioning economy, they need to create wealth not building codes. >> john, at least it would be a start at least to help them. you don't think that these folks have learned a horrible lesson in the fact that they've got to get their building up to snuff? i mean shall the palace, the president's palace fell apart. >> but, cheryl, you're making a-- >> i mean, that was, go ahead, wayne, i want today get john in, but go ahead. >> i'm sorry, you're making a point they want to do that. the government there does not want to do this. ther
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 6:15pm EST
. first, as the vice president has said, the united states is fully committed to this effort, not just today and tomorrow, but for the long term. a lot of rebuilding will need to be done in haiti with the haitian government and the united nations as an overall effort. as the rebuilding is done, in the short term our needs are very definite. we need to be able to get in medicine, medical supplies, medical personnel. we need to be able to get in water systems so that potable water can be restored. we need to be able to get in the men and women who are skilled in the urban search and rescue. those very precious air frames that we have are really dedicated to those high as needs, and those are the needs that have been identified to us by the haitian government as part of the international set of wings that are now going into haiti. as the vice president said, yesterday there were 48 lifts into haiti, 17 of those came from here. we are hoping that number increases very short workly to . that precious air space is like gold right now. many have started -- many have talked about chartering fl
CNN
Jan 16, 2010 2:00pm EST
states didn't give up their slaves for another 60 years after the independence of haiti. the united states is reluctant to have any relations at all. interestingly, haiti also helped foment rebellion. they offered asylum to the leader of south america when he was in danger. >> people think of the modern day political uprisings, the corruption and blame that in large part to the poverty this country is facing today. in the modern day world, is that the root of why this country is so poor? why on average citizens are living on less than a dollar a day? >> if you think about the legacy of that first hundred years of independence, what happened was there were never resources put forward to educate the populous, to help them develop the skills necessary to participate in industrial development, for example. 80% to 90% illiteracy doesn't make you attractive to big business or big industry. you still aren't attractive in this day and age because of that same drawback. >> and now we have this horrible situation of this earthquake, which has devastated this country, particularly the capital
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Jan 16, 2010 3:00pm EST
ambassador to the united states says that clinton's visit is critical to coordination of the aid effort united states providing some $48 million worth of food assistance and her presence there, when i asked bill hemmer who is standing on ground where people have no water, only water we saw coming in while we were talking to him was a truck. there were thousands of people in need of water. her presence a political move that will hopefully strengthen the hairian government to help its people. we'll be watching as hillary clinton meets with officials in haiti today. >> gregg: first review of the fort hood shooting released yesterday showing a systemic breakdown leading up to the shootings. this report found there were clear warning signs that major hasan had become erratic and behavioral problems. this is the latest evidence that the government apparently has not achieved its post-9/11 and better communications between agencies. joining us is republican congressman pete hoekstra and ranking member of the house intel committee. does this reporting far enough to address concerns about islami
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 11:00pm EST
, and of went around the united states, not been terribly supportive of that frustration. i did not have the impression i must admit but i thought that was quite interesting. but i think -- we certainly -- it wasn't a question of trying to influence them, then influencing us, but we were aware that our communications had an impact on their positions and even more so i suppose their communications had an impact on knous to read to be fair to dan barletta and karen hughes and all the other people who were always very up for been told very, very frankly where sometimes their communications didn't help hours at all. so we did have those sorts of discussions. >> if we move to the actual production of the dossier the cells of the first time the issue of the dossier had come up? >> no. >> said there had been to papers prepared beforehand? there had been one prepared by the jic in march, 2002. [laughter] >> i don't know if he's watching [inaudible] >> there had been one prepared by the jic march of 2002; is that correct? >> march or february. >> yes, it was past due november 10th on the 21st of
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Jan 16, 2010 10:00am EST
president of the united states is going there to actually campaign on behalf of coakley to try to make sure she wins and the reason, of course, is that if she loses, then they lose 60 votes in the senate. tell me about all this, please. >> well, it's an interesting con influence of events. democratic leaders have been working all week at the white house where they're locked away. it's hard for reporters to get to them. hammering out a deal to put together the house and senate bills that were passed late last year. while this is going on, all of a sudden you have a republican insurgent candidate in massachusetts, one of the most liberal states in the nation, at least if you look at their congressional delegation, all democrats for governor, democrat, senator is democrats. and here, he's unknown, going up against the state attorney general who has been elected statewide before. and he's neck in neck with her. so much so that democrats have been sinking money in there over the past few days. over the last week, in fact, spending millions to try and hold on to the seat. they're bringi
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Jan 16, 2010 7:00am EST
people the support of the united states. 10,000 american troops are expected to haiti by monday. president obama will meet with former president george w. bush and bill clinton today at the white house. obama has chosen them to lead the private fund-raising efforts to help the bee leaguered haitians. let's head live to ron allen. ron, good morning. what's the scene like right now there? >> reporter: well, alex, the sun is rising in haiti. i'm at the airport. behind me you see troops who have been here for the last couple of days, staging their gear and trying to get ready to get out for another day. the big problem here is there's a lot of aid here, there are a lot of supplies here, yet there's not a real distribution system set up in place yet to get it to the people and the places that need it. that's the challenge now that this country faces. there's a lot going on. out in the streets there's a lot of activity, a lost people wandering arounding unsure of where to go. as you drive through the cities, there's still a lot of destruction everywhere. there's still people trapped u
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Jan 16, 2010 7:00am EST
philosophy? guest: it is primarily the condition our country is in. our view of the united states, the government, is that it has lost its moral authority it is owned, operated, and controlled by wall street and corporate america. it is unsustainable, ungovernable, and on fixable. we find ourselves in the position of the american empire, which we refer to as the u.s.a., as probably the largest and wealthiest and most powerful and most materialistic, most races, violent of empire of all times. people are fed up and they are saying enough is enough. that is what it is all about. we have been in business seven years suddenly, in the last three months, these candidates stepped forward. we were willing to go for it. some of the candidates are quite serious. host: as far as vermont is concerned, what would be the benefit of the state or seceding from the union? guest: the benefit would be enough to have your tax dollars from vermont be over $1 billion per year go to support these illegal wars that we support in iraq and afghanistan, palestine through the state of israel. dollar we pay to the
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 6:00am EST
united states and government of haiti with the united nations, which continues to play an essential role and with the many international partners and aid organizations that are now on the ground. meanwhile, american resources continue to arrive in haiti. the search and rescue efforts continue to work, pulling people out of the rubble. our team has saved the lives of american citizens and haitian citizens, often under extraordinarily difficult circumstances. this morning the aircraft carrier u.s.s. carl vinson arrived with helicopters that will be critical in delivering assistance in the days to come. they are preparing to move badly needed water, food and other life-saving supplies to priority areas in port-au-prince. food, water and medicine continues to arrive with doctors and aid workers. at the airport, help continues to flow in not just from the united states but from brazil, mexico, canada, france, colombia, and the dominican republic, among others. this underscores the point i made to the president this morning. the entire world stands with the government and people of haiti,
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Jan 16, 2010 10:30am EST
: napolitano, estimates there are between 100 and 200,000 haitians living in the united states right now and prior to yesterday afternoon, they were living here essentially illegally and in limbo. almost all of them were on what is known in the little haiti neighborhood in miami as the list. the list for deportation. however, now with temporary protected status now granted haitian nationals living in the country prior to the earthquake, they can now get their driver's license, they can get a work visa to get a job and have access to some other federal benefits in terms of money and assistance so they can try to get their life together here. but again, temporary protective status is simply an 18 month state. so this would have to be readdressed in a year and a half. >> and what was the government's explanation for granting tps? >> napolitano said number one, this is an act of compassion. keep in mind, temporary protective status is designed to be humane so people are not repate crated back to their home land in cases of war, famine, drought, earthquake, hurricanes or other extraordinary d
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Jan 16, 2010 2:00pm EST
players like tony white and nix and the great players in the area and went to coach at the united states naval academy and did a terrific job there as well. ohio state buckeyes from way back. >> eric: coach doug roth. one of the first g guys to run a play. >> mark: ole miss comes out in a zone defense, 2-3. >> eric: bobby maze back on the floor. he was on the bench for a while. >> mark: not a lot of ball movement by tennessee. get something going to the rim. >> eric: loose ball is picked up by j.p. prince. >> mark: want to see the ball move against the zone quickly. don't want the ball to stick in your hand. >> eric: off the fingertips of deaundre cranston. and it will stay with tennessee. >> mark: attack the zone, and great ball movement. great man movement. the ball has to move? the pass falls to the floor. tied up. alternate possession arrow favors ole miss. >> mark: great call. we talked about it earlier a little bit with ole miss. their strength and the scoring amongst the guards. and they create a lot of scoring, ball screen, triple handoff. how well tennessee guards the bal
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Jan 16, 2010 7:30am EST
coast of the united states. that being said, the concern, what it's like, the concern over surgery, many times prevent actions from happening that can actually save lives. and this is where the commanders on the ground, general kean, is going to have to coordinate with the u.n. where is that u.n. commander? we know they took a lot of losses in the command structure, but somebody's in command. and they need to communicate through the press, because as was the case in katrina, many times our headquarters in various branches of the service, found out what was going on, from interviews being done of commanders on the ground. and when there was a need, i would look around and there was an air force plane coming in. because they saw me talking on the news, reporting we needed help someplace. i think that's the kind of open collaboration. because they do not have the communication system to be able to pick up the phone and at the right place and the right time. so using the media as a part of getting the message out, is something that the u.n. needs to get involved with and start letting
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Jan 15, 2010 11:00pm EST
, and good officers, at the heart of the united states military is we grow and develop people. the growth and development process sometimes takes counseling and sometimes takes instruction. and so part of what we are suggesting here, and it has to do with sharing information, what we found is that some information is maintained at level level and some information is maintained at a service-wide level. and leaders are the people who direct the kind of interchange with individuals to improve their performance. we use the term officer-ship in our report because we believe this is fundamental to the institution, and our recommendation is that the secretary of the army take a look at that. >> sir? >> the secretary said he did not necessarily want troops telling on each other but you want them to be concerned, but you really want them to be or the concerned. you want them to share within the chain of command? >> yes. >> you may have gone over this, but one can we expect to hear who and how many people will be reprimanded for the mistakes made? >> we are not going to give you a time, but
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Jan 16, 2010 2:00am EST
that the united states government, the international community, everybody, is really stepping up. we are making a lot of progress. it is a race against time. it is a race against time to establish a means for clearing the roads of the more supplies can get in. everybody is pushing as hard as they can. i think we are making a lot of progress. i want to make sure we move as quickly and effectively as the camp. >> the united states have been giving money and aid to haiti for development for decades. every time, there is a crisis and the money -- you take one step forward and five steps back. what can be different this time to make sure that haitixd can stand on its own 2 feet? you have this fragile political situation with the government'. how can the government stand up and assert authority since the presence as you like to return and help is people bring supplies. this could show a lot of discontent. people are scared. do you think the -- this is the right time for him? >> let us take it one day at a time. our immediate need right now is to do what is required in been search and rescu
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Jan 16, 2010 11:00am EST
friend in the united states of america. mr. president, thank you for giving me the chance to serve. >> thank you. appreciate it. >> thanks. >> yep. >> first, i want to thank president obama for asking president bush and me to do this and for what i believe has been a truly extraordinary response on the part of the american government. because i've been working down there for naearly a year as the u.n. special envoy, i've been in constant touch with our people through the u.n. on the ground and, you know, we lost a lot of our people there, the largest loss of life in the history of the united nations on a single day. the united states has been there from the beginning. and the military has been great. the response by the state department a.i.d. has been great. i just can't say enough about it. and the people in haiti know it. and i'm grateful. secondly, i'd like to thank president bush for agreeing to do this and for the concern he showed for haiti. you know, before this happened, my foundation worked with the people on other problems in haiti and i saw how good they were and what t
HLN
Jan 16, 2010 7:00am EST
want to salute my husband, staff sergeant steven thompson of the united states army. we love you and miss you so much. there's not a day that goes by that we're not praying for your safe return. >> if you have somebody in the service gorks to cnn.com/robin. watch for the absolute on "morning express" with me. >>> president obama is enlisting two former presidents to help with the rescue efforts in haiti. they will talk about ways to involve more americans in the recovery and rebuilding in haiti. later we expect the three to speak publicly about their humanitarian mission. >>> stay with hln for continuing coverage of the crisis in haiti. we will bring you new developments as we get them in. >>> an 11-year-old boy in oklahoma called police on his own mother and her boyfriend. he told them that the couple was dealing drugs out of their home. investigators say they found a quarter pound of mariano and drug paraphernalia at the house. the boy told police several tims are bad but she told him to keep quiet. that's when he decided to call 911. >> he felt real uneasy about the situation.
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Jan 16, 2010 11:30am EST
survived tuesday's hurricane in haiti and are now safe back in the united states. lauren green was at the airport and have the story. >> signs and tears and cheers, the members of the united methodist church. >> we're blowsed, no doubt about it. god was walk with us this week, the only time in the week, we look at our itinerary we were out of a building in an open field. >> this group, including two high school students all accounted for am some of the first to get out of haiti and back in the arms of their loved ones. >> beautiful, absolutely wonderful, thank you, we love america, we're glad we're home. >> on a humanitarian mission to bring diapers and birth kits, they were outside playing, when it hit. >> it felt like jello and we grabbed as many orphans as we could and we hit the ground. after a few minutes we heard the wailing and crying of thousands of hatians. >> feeling fortunate to have survived, it was hard to keep leaving. >> our hearts are broken with them, but the best thing we could do is not to become a burden and to leave because we were not prepared to be a help and we
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Jan 15, 2010 11:00pm EST
greatest team in the united states. >> reporter: and governor omalley is a huge ravens fan as well. he paid a visit to the ravens to wish them well. >> there's a lot of confidence out there weijia, i tell you. make sure you tune in to wjz for coverage. adam, mark and jessica will get you ready for the big game. then stay tuned to wjz, the only place you can see the ravens take on indy. that's tomorrow at 8:00. >> we should do as that building, and turn off the lights at our homes to spell go ravens. >>> the superstar golfer is getting counseling. what he may be treated for and where he's staying. >>> a pilot performed the unthinkable landing a commercial airliner on the hudson river. today an emotional reunion for those on board the plane. >>> i'm bob turk with first warning weather center. the weekend is here, what will it bring. i have the complete first warn forecast, coming up next. ,, >>> it is 41 degrees with some clouds. first, a guilty plea on a felony gun charge puts the high school career of gilbert arenas in jeopardy. the washington wizard star arrived at superior court
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